School of Social and Cultural Studies

ANTH-101 – Foundations of Society and Culture

Points:20Prerequisites:None
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Social & Cultural StudiesRestrictions:None

Anthropology 101 introduces students to the subject through a focus on the nature and organisation of tribes, chiefdoms, states and the global system. An understanding of the social and cultural differences among societies of different scales is essential to both further study in Anthropology and an appreciation of world culture, history and geography. 60% internal assessment, 40% examination.

Tuition Fees

2014: domestic $818.00     international $3,650.00

Set Text

Bodley, John (2011), Cultural Anthropology: Tribes, States, and the Global System (5th edition), Alta Mira Press (ISBN 978-0-7591-1866-9).

Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Campus.

Trimester 1 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
266 3 Mar – 20 Apr 2014Mon, Wed, Thu1000 - 1050New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303Lorena Gibson
5 May – 8 Jun 2014Mon, Wed, Thu1000 - 1050New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.